Chinese manufacturer Growatt has revealed it is building up a base of accredited storage installers in the UK.
It is “100% certain” that a solid business case exists for commercial and industrial (C&I) users of electricity in Britain, delegates at this month’s Solar & Storage Live heard.
Electricity and heat generator and retailer Vattenfall is developing a third party model for energy storage deployment which will see the Swedish firm deploy batteries alongside UK solar farms.
Solar PV recycling service, Recycle Solar Technologies is to expand its service after a £1,000 grant injection from the UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE) Kickstart Fund.
All low carbon technologies should be able to access the same markets and compete on an equal basis for contracts according to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), whose latest policy consultation flies in the face of the government’s Clean Growth Strategy (CGS).
The Confederation of British Industry has added to the growing number of bodies, associations and other third parties to call for the inclusion of mature technologies in future auctions.
Sadiq Khan has today opened London’s first community energy fund for solar projects, offering £400,000 over four years to support community energy groups overcome the challenges in getting project off the ground.
This morning the government’s long-awaited Clean Growth Strategy was finally published to a mixed response from the renewables lobby. Here we have collated some of the leading commentary so far.
Kiwi Power is to finance and develop a battery storage project at an energy site including solar in south Wales, where it will provide constant grid services availability to National Grid for two years in a first for the aggregator.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has responded strongly to a lack of solar policy announcements within today’s Clean Growth Strategy reveal, arguing that the government is “artificially holding back” the technology.
The UK solar industry has been made to wait on future government action after the long-awaited Clean Growth Strategy deferred relevant decisions for the technology until later this year.
Leading renewables investors and the Solar Trade Association have written to energy secretary Greg Clark, urging him to end solar’s spell in the Contracts for Difference wilderness.
Valentin Software will launch a new version of its solar planning installation software program PV*SOL next month.
Solar power contributed 17% of total renewable energy generation in Q3 2017 totalling 3.2TWh, according to the latest report from energy monitoring firm EnAppSys.
The UK Energy Research Centre (ERC) has urged Dieter Helm’s cost of energy review to consider the potential for technology-neutral auctions for the UK market.
E.On has become the first company to have secured an Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) contract last year to announce the completion of its project following the installation and connection of its 10MW battery at the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant last month.